The Top 12 Best Liquid Blushes

The Top 12 Best Liquid Blushes

Few products can help you achieve that elusive rosy glow quite like a liquid blush. These dewy formulas blend like a dream, hydrate the skin, and have more lasting power than their powder and cream counterparts. The new-found popularity of liquid blushes is credited to a move towards a more natural complexion and the formula’s ability to achieve the viral TikTok trends.

 

Liquid blushes offer buildable coverage, so your mood can dictate the intensity of your finish, and application is easy; you can use fingertips, a makeup sponge, or a brush. The highly pigmented formulas blend seamlessly over liquid and powder foundations, so you never have to fear a cakey finish again. These must-have formulas also work their magic on your lips and eyes, making liquid blushes one of the most versatile products in your makeup bag!

 

For an everyday natural flush, apply liquid blush to the apples of your cheeks and blend the formula outwards. If you are ready to give the TikTok trends a go, try

blush draping. Create this look by applying liquid blush to the top of your cheekbones, moving towards your temples. A slightly easier trend to experiment with is sunburn blush. Just add a little liquid blush everywhere the sun would naturally color the face, like the middle of the nose and the top of the apples of your cheeks, and blend. You can even use liquid blush to contour your face or brighten your under-eye area.

 

With so many looks to experiment with, it is up to you to go as dramatic or understated as you want. We have compiled a list of the 12 top liquid blushes to help you find *the one* with the perfect rosy glow.

 

  1. Benefit Benetint Rose-tinted Lip & Cheek Stain

 

This cult favorite has been around since the 70s and is known for its less creamy but non-drying formula. This liquid blush has stood the test of time, and so does its color: it stains the skin, so the formula stays put all day. The result is a natural-looking and smudge-proof finish. Cost: Around $21

 

  1. Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush

 

Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty range offers one of the best liquid blushes around. The blush is super pigmented, comes in a range of colors, and nourishes the skin with a botanical blend of lotus, gardenia, and white water lily. The easy-to-blend formula comes in two finishes, matte or dewy, and is great for layering. Cost: Around $23

 

  1. Pamplemousse Beauty Rosé All Day Liquid Blush

 

Not all liquid blushes are created equal, and this one from Pamplemousse Beauty has a radiant, dewy finish and weightless feel. The formula is infused with grapefruit seed extract, mango butter, and apricot oil to boost the skin’s hydration and improve elasticity. The lightweight formula blends seamlessly, and the five must-have shades give you a studio-light glow. Cost: Around $30

 

  1. Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Light Wand

 

It is clear why so many beauty makeup devotees are obsessed with this liquid blush: it is ultra glowy and gives cheeks extra dimension, especially in natural light. The fast-drying formula lasts all day, and the padded applicator helps to buff the product into the skin before it settles into a shimmery, matte finish. The sparkly formula gives so much radiance that you can skip the highlighter. Cost: $42

 

  1. Drunk Elephant O-Bloos Rosi Glow Drops

 

This good-for-you blush contains omega fatty acids to strengthen your skin barrier, while sappanwood bark, a vegan pigment, gives the blush its watercolor shade. The fragrance-free formula is enhanced with antioxidants to protect your skin from free radicals. It comes in one color designed to flatter all skin tones. Cost: Around $38

 

  1. Glossier Cloud Paint

 

Glossier blushes are available in various fun colors, and the easy blending formula creates a natural glow. The gel-cream product comes in barely-there colors like “Puff” or statement-making hues like “Eve”. The unique blurring pigments create a diffused look that evens out your skin texture and pores. Cost: Around $20

 

  1. Saie Dew Blush

 

This clean beauty brand’s gel-like formulation is infused with skin-loving ingredients like elderberry and evening primrose oil to moisturize and protect the dermis. The creamy-smooth formula blends quickly while creating a dewy finish. This blush moisturizes, protects, and brightens, helping your skin to shine. Cost: Around $25

 

  1. Milk Makeup Bionic Liquid Blush

 

This liquid blush is packed with skin-boosting ingredients like hyaluronic acid, vegan collagen, and mushroom extract to improve texture and elasticity. When applied, the intensely pigmented formula creates a sheer, translucent glow, while the hydrating properties ensure that your skin stays plump. Cost: Around $24

 

  1. NARS Liquid Blush

 

This blush will give you a natural-looking radiance while the hydrating formula glides on evenly for seamless application. The blush contains monoï and tamanu oils to boost the skin’s elasticity and make it super blendable. Their warm pink color is their bestseller and gives a natural second-skin finish. Cost: Around $30

 

  1. Giorgio Armani Neo Nude A-Blush

 

This water-based blush fuses into the skin to add extra moisture. The Giorgio Armani line of liquid blushes was designed with the idea of creating watercolor hues to enhance your complexion. The range offers subtle, translucent colors that give a healthy, radiant finish. Cost: Around $36

 

  1. Yves Saint Laurent NU Lip & Cheek Balmy Tint

 

Get hydration and comfort with this liquid blush brimming with skincare ingredients like hyaluronic acid, orange blossom, and shea butter that leave your skin feeling nourished. The powerful ingredients enhance the skin’s barrier to lock in moisture while the formula colors your cheeks in a natural flush. Cost: Around $28

 

  1. Ere Perez Beetroot Cheek & Lip Tint

 

This plant-based blush gets its bright red pigment from beetroot extract, while the added antioxidants nourish the dermis. The applicator is designed to provide extra precision for faultless application with an intense pop of color. The water-resistant formula is available in two intense shades that are long-lasting and kiss-proof. Cost: Around $29

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